(1) If the Commissioner believes on reasonable grounds that an organization has committed, is about to commit or is likely to commit an act or omission that could constitute a contravention of a provision of Division 1 or 1.1 or a failure to follow a recommendation set out in Schedule 1, the Commissioner may enter into a compliance agreement, aimed at ensuring compliance with this Part, with that organization.
(2) A compliance agreement may contain any terms that the Commissioner considers necessary to ensure compliance with this Part.
Effect of compliance agreement — no application
(3) When a compliance agreement is entered into, the Commissioner, in respect of any matter covered under the agreement,
(a) shall not apply to the Court for a hearing under subsection 14(1) or paragraph 15(a); and
(b) shall apply to the court for the suspension of any pending applications that were made by the Commissioner under those provisions.
(4) For greater certainty, a compliance agreement does not preclude
(a) an individual from applying for a hearing under section 14; or
(b) the prosecution of an offence under the Act. 2015, c. 32, s. 15.